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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I – X4036 / D-AZ, P/O Robert Doe, No. 234 Squadron, RAF Middle Wallop, England, August 1940 "Battle of Britain"
1:48 Scale. Length: 7.5". Wingspan: 9.2"
Limited production of approximately 500 models worldwide
Robert Francis Thomas Doe completed his flight training in November 1939 and joined No. 234 Squadron. On August 15 1940 Doe claimed his first victory, a Messerschmitt Bf-110 followed the next day by a Bf-109 and Dornier Do-18. August 18 saw Doe claim another Bf-109 and damage another. Rounding out August Doe shared a Ju-88 on the 21st and destroyed a Bf-109 on the 26th. By the end of WWII Doe had scored 14 kills, 2 shared, 1 probable and 5 damaged. Robert Doe retired in 1966 as a Wing Commander.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate printed graphics
Optional extended landing gear
Box with opening cover panel and Spitfire artwork
The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft flown by the Royal Air Force and many other Allied countries during World War II and into the 1950s. First flown on March 5, 1936 the Spitfire entered operational service with the RAF in 1938. It served in several roles including interceptor, photo-reconnaissance, fighter bomber, carrier-based fighter and trainer. The Spitfire was built in many variants using several wing configurations. It was produced in greater numbers than any other British aircraft and the only British fighter in continuous production throughout the war. When production ended in February 1948, 20,351 Spitfires of all variants had been built.
Hobby Master is a manufacturer of high quality, pre-built, diecast models. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft or vehicle. They are made with die-cast metal and some plastic components.
This model of a Spitfire Mk.Vb features:
Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years